Wisconsin homeowners should avoid “cheap” vinyl replacement windows

We all see those “too good to be true” deals on the TV, in magazines, in the Sunday paper, on the internet, and on billboards.  Most of the time we just give these deals a glance and then move on.  But if you are in desperate need of new windows for your entire home ASAP […]

Facts about glazing replacement windows, glass thickness, and the amount of air space

If you have shopped for replacement windows in the past, then you know that there are more options than just how many panes of glass you can get.  Upgrading your windows can help with energy efficiency, noise reduction, UV-ray protection, and durability.  Some options to upgrade your replacement windows include Low-E Coating, Glass Thickness, and […]

Vinyl replacement windows versus composite replacement windows

Vinyl Windows Vinyl window frames are usually made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) with ultraviolet light (UV) stabilizers to keep sunlight from breaking down material as much as possible.  There are differences in the quality of one manufacturer’s vinyl compared to another,  This is because a vinyl window frame is made from a compound–a recipe of […]

Choosing the Right Replacement Window: Vinyl vs Composite Windows

Installing new replacement windows can be an expensive process, so it’s important to make sure you are choosing the right windows for your Wisconsin home. When it comes to finding the right window, one of the most important factors to consider is material. The window’s material will have a great effect on everything from energy […]

Maintaining Your Wooden Windows; Consider Upgrading

  For centuries, wood was the only material we had to make window frames. It wasn’t until after World War II that manufacturers began experimenting with the use of vinyl to make frames, and decades later before vinyl window frames became popular in new home construction. AHT uses composite window frames made of Expanded Polymer […]